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Ūrukriya, aka: Urukriya; 2 Definition(s)


Ūrukriya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. Check out some of the following descriptions and leave a comment if you want to add your own contribution to this article.

The Sanskrit term Ūrukriya can be transliterated into English as Urukriya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism


Urukriya (उरुक्रिय).—The son of Bṛhadraṇa and father of Vatsavṛddha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12. 10.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

about this context:

The Purāṇas (पुराण, purana) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahāpurāṇas total over 400,000 ślokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

General definition (in Hinduism)

Ūrukriya (ऊरुक्रिय):—Son of Bṛhadraṇa (son of Bṛhadbala). He will be born in the future and become a king. He will have a son called Vatsavṛddha. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.12.10)

Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

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Bṛhadraṇa (बृहद्रण).—A son of Bṛhadbala and father of Urukriya.** Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 12...
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